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Samuel de Champlain

Samuel de Champlain was a French colonist, navigator, cartographer, draftsman, soldier, explorer, geographer, ethnologist, diplomat, and chronicler. He made between 21 and 29 trips across the Atlantic Ocean, and founded New France and Quebec City, on July 3, 1608. An important figure in Canadian history, Champlain created the first accurate coastal map during his explorations, and founded various colonial settlements... Read More

BornSamuel Champlain
August 13, 1567
Brouage or La Rochelle, France
DiedDecember 25, 1635 (aged 61)
Quebec City, Canada
Other names"The Father Of New France"
OccupationNavigator, cartographer, soldier, explorer, administrator and chronicler of New France
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